Library opening times

Term time opening hours to Sunday 18 December inclusive

The Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus

Your ID card is required for access after 5pm on weekdays and over the weekend during our opening times

Day Library building Staffed service at Help Zone  
Monday - Friday  8am - midnight 9am - 5pm
Saturday  10am - 6pm No staffed service
Sunday 10am - 10pm No staffed service

Weston Library (Bournemouth Gateway Building), Lansdowne Campus

Day Library area Staffed service at Help Zone 
Monday - Friday  Open 24/7  9am - 5pm
Saturdays, Sundays and 
​Bank Holidays 
Open 24/7 No staffed service

If you can't visit the Library in person you can contact us on Library Chat, email us at [email protected] or phone us on +44 (0)1202 965959. These services are staffed Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Or look at our Library FAQs here.

For IT support, please telephone +44 (0)1202 965515 or Freephone 0808 196 2332 (both available 24/7)


Winter break opening hours from Monday 19 December 2022 to Friday 6 January 2023

The Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus

Your ID card is required for access after 5pm on weekdays and over the weekend during our opening times

Day Library building Staffed service at Help Zone  
Monday 19 Dec - Thursday 22 Dec  8am - 8pm 9am - 5pm
Friday 23 Dec 8am - 1pm 9am - 1pm
CLOSED from 1pm on Friday 23 Dec 2022 to Mon 2 Jan 2023 inclusive
Tuesday 3 Jan 2023 to Friday 6 Jan 2023 8am - 8pm 9am - 5pm

Weston Library (Bournemouth Gateway Building), Lansdowne Campus

Day Library area Staffed service at Help Zone 
Monday - Friday  Open 24/7  9am - 5pm
Friday 23 Dec 2022  Open 24/7 9am - 1pm
Saturdays, Sundays, ​Bank Holidays and 24 Dec 2022 -
​2 Jan 2023 inclusive
Open 24/7 No staffed service

If you can't visit the Library in person you can contact us on Library Chat, email us at [email protected] or phone us on +44 (0)1202 965959. These services are staffed Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Or look at our Library FAQs here.

For IT support, please telephone +44 (0)1202 965515 or Freephone 0808 196 2332 (both available 24/7)